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Frédéric Fekkai Unveils New Beauty Brand Called Bastide

The serial entrepreneur's new beauty brand is based around the lifestyle and artisans of Provence.

clock December 2, 2016Peter Born


Riccardo Tisci Delivers Givenchy Collection for Babies, Kids

The debut collection for fall 2017 retailing will be produced and distributed by CWF.

clock December 2, 2016Miles Socha


Italy's Fashion World Stands Behind Renzi Ahead of Referendum

Uncertainty looms as Italian citizens gear up for a referendum on Dec. 4 to vote on a change in the country’s constitution.

clock December 2, 2016Luisa Zargani

La Perla Grows From Inside, Out

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La Perla still wants to be synonymous with lingerie, but is out to show it can be a comprehensive ready-to-wear and accessories brand, as well.

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Looks from the recently opened La Perla boutique in Beijing.


La Perla Grows From Inside, Out

La Perla still wants to be synonymous with lingerie, but is out to show it can be a comprehensive ready-to-wear and accessories brand, as well.

clock February 20, 2007Luisa Zargani


Congress to Reconcile Minimum Wage Bill

A new tax bill tied to a minimum wage hike passed by the House Friday by a vote of 360 to 45 now needs to be reconciled with a Senate version that calls for much higher tax incentives for small businesses.

clock February 20, 2007Kristi Ellis

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In Brief

Japan’s two major department stores, Daimaru and Matsuzakaya, are in talks about establishing a joint …

clock February 20, 2007WWD Staff

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WWD Global

Giorgio Armani, Burberry Prorsum and D&G were among the notable collections as the Milan fall collections got under way.

clock February 20, 2007WWD Staff

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Coming This Week

Milan Fashion Week (through Saturday)…

clock February 20, 2007WWD Staff

Marc by Marc Jacobs

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Laid-back, Ladylike and Lovely

Nothing stirs things up during fashion week like the appearance of a high-profile out-of-towner, and Marc Jacobs played that role on Friday night, presenting his fall Marc by Marc Jacobs collection in London.

clock February 20, 2007WWD Staff

Marc Jacobs and Selma Blair

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Marc’s Mayfair

“I love how I can wear this here,” said Selma Blair, who was sporting a cotton T-shirt from the Marc by Marc men’s collection with a pair of tights. “In New York, they’d say I’d forgotten my pants!”

clock February 20, 2007WWD Staff

Chemena Kamali

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Central Saint Martins M.A.

This annual master’s degree show from students at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design launched the careers of John Galliano…

clock February 20, 2007WWD Staff

Doutzen Kroes in Valentino.


In the Still of the Night

A little bit of old-world Italy came to New York Thursday night as the junior set hightailed it to the Metropolitan Club for the annual Save Venice benefit…

clock February 20, 2007WWD Staff

Carolynn Spence at the Bar Marmont.


Raising The Bar

Behind unassuming wooden doors on the Sunset Strip, Bar Marmont has been staging a quiet comeback – and charting a new course on the culinary scene.

clock February 20, 2007Marcy Medina

Keri Russell and husband Shane Deary take a stroll in New York.

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She’s Having a Baby

Keri Russell has come a long way since the days when she played a gamine coed on “Felicity,” …

clock February 20, 2007Jenny Sundel

A viscose and acetate blend and two silk fabrics from Seterie Argenti.


Momentum Builds for Italian Mills at Unica

Reports that sales for the Italian textile industry increased in 2006 for the first time in five years lifted spirits at the fourth edition of Milano Unica.

clock February 20, 2007Stephanie Epiro

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Apparel and Textiles Spur Economic Recovery in Argentina Despite High Tariffs

Argentina’s textiles and apparel sector is playing a vital role in the robust recovery of its economy after the economic meltdown of 2001 to 2002, one of the country’s top trade officials said.

clock February 20, 2007John Zarocostas

Drom's TriBeCa space.

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Drom Carves Fragrance Niche

As multibillion-dollar fragrance suppliers slug it out for the top of the heap, some on the supply side are content to remain spectators to the fray.

clock February 20, 2007WWD Staff

Suzanne Perron


Newcomers Embrace Retailing in New Orleans

Amid ills from rising crime to deteriorated schools, most retailing here appears to be holding its own as the city celebrates Mardi Gras today.

clock February 20, 2007Sharon Donovan


Wholesale Apparel Prices Up

January wholesale prices on U.S.-made women’s and girls’ apparel increased 1.6 percent compared with the preceding month and were up 0.6 percent from a year earlier.

clock February 20, 2007Evan Clark


A Renewed Push to Rezone Hits Garment District

New York may slowly be waking up to the reality of the garment manufacturing business in the city — or rather, the lack thereof.

clock February 20, 2007Amy S. Choi

Fashion Features

Fast Stats

Johnson Redbook Retail Sales Index for week ended Feb. 10: +2.5%

clock February 20, 2007WWD Staff

Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce


Memo Pad: Is Nothing Sacred… Tabloids Tumble… Reading the Phone

Amid the teasing bikini shots, readers of Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit issue this year were faced with another, different titillating image:

clock February 20, 2007WWD Staff

looks from Vera Wang's Lavender line.

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Growing Lavender

This fall, the Vera Wang Lavender label is getting an upgrade – literally.

clock February 20, 2007WWD Staff

Giorgio Armani

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Monarchs and Dark Knights

Butterflies were the emblems of ultrafemininity at Giorgio Armani, while Burberry’s

clock February 20, 2007WWD Staff

Fang Bingbing

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Fashion Scoops: Hot Shot… Flash Time… Fashion Police…

He might be known best for stunning images of male – and canine – beauty, but Bruce Weber’s engaging, narrative approach to photography has also caught the eye of Celine.

clock February 20, 2007WWD Staff

Looks from the exhibit.

Fashion Features

Armani Exhibit Comes Home to Milan

After seven years and stops in New York, Bilbao, Berlin, London, Rome, Tokyo, and Shanghai, Giorgio Armani’s retrospective …

clock February 20, 2007Luisa Zargani and Amanda Kaiser

Victoria Beckham

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Victoria’s Second Act: Beckham Out to Bend Her Style Into a Brand

“People look at me and David and they see fashion, they see family, they see sports.”

clock February 20, 2007Marc Karimzadeh

The Tommy Hilfiger store in the upmarket Colaba neighborhood of Mumbai.


Retailing’s Rapid Rise in India

International fashion brands are looking to capitalize on India’s economic and retail boom.

clock February 20, 2007Ritu Upadhyay

Prada's store on Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki, Hawaii.

Fashion Features

Japanese Tourism Dips in Pacific Islands

The Japanese have long had the reputation as intrepid camera-wielding tourists who travel the world to shop.

clock February 20, 2007Vicki Rothrock

Carrefour and Tesco are concerned about a proposed law that could limit expansion in Thailand.

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Proposed Law Could Limit Retail Growth in Thailand

Foreign retailers operating in Thailand, including the U.K.’s Tesco and France’s Carrefour…

clock February 20, 2007Joyce Barrett

The military presence is apparent since the September coup.


Bangkok Malls Rebounding From Turmoil

Retailers are mounting aggressive marketing campaigns to restore consumer confidence, and one major mall is reaching out to a younger clientele to recover from New Year’s …

clock February 20, 2007Joyce Barrett

Tokyo Midtown features a 54-story tower that is expected to be the highest in Tokyo when completed, surrounded by six buildings.


A Retail Evolution in Japan

Downtown department stores and suburban shopping centers, longtime rivals for market share here, are coming together for survival.

clock February 20, 2007Tsukasa Furukawa

The Wynn Macau.

Fashion Features

Luxury Brands Lured by Macau’s Casinos

Thoughts of Macau don’t usually conjure images of luxury, let alone luxury shopping.

clock February 20, 2007Vicki Rothrock

Mainland Chinese tourists shop for jewelry in Hong Kong.


Hong Kong Shops Cater More to Mainlanders

There’s little doubt who has the spending power in this special administrative region of China.

clock February 20, 2007Vicki Rothrock


Asia Digest

INDIA’S GROWTH SPURT: THE EMERGENCE OF world-class companies in manufacturing, including textiles and apparel, is expected to help sustain the robust expansion of the Indian economy, which has surged ahead in the last 30 months…

clock February 20, 2007WWD Staff


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